Of the top ten countries in the world for foreign tourist arrivals, Spain is second behind France. | Josep Bagur Gomila
The 2016 economic impact report published by the World Travel & Tourism Council revealed that travel and tourism were responsible for ten per cent of all jobs on the entire planet - 292 million jobs. Even for statistics sceptics, these were figures to make one sit up. They were probably pretty accurate, as accurate as it is possible to be when taking account of almost 200 countries and idiosyncrasies there may be in terms of countries' statistical processes.